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Brian Lum

Brian Lum

I'm here to help tell our story, and to share the interesting things I find along the way. When I'm not here, you'll find me out riding my bike and taking pictures.

The Plan for This Fall’s Hillsboro MAX Improvements

Our next MAX improvement project kicks off today in Hillsboro, where we’re replacing worn-out rails and tackling other important projects that will give you a smoother ride and fewer delays. The entire project will take seven weeks to complete. Thanks to careful...

DALeast’s New Orange Line Mural

If you’re heading east across the Rhine–Lafayette pedestrian bridge in industrial Southeast Portland, keep an eye out for a large bird. Or, more accurately, a hawk-like space-travel bio-vehicle. That’s what celebrated artist DALeast suggests is at the center of his...

E-Scooters Have Arrived. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Let’s cut right to the chase: Electric scooters are fun. They’re a lot of other things, too, depending on whom you ask. Controversial, convenient, frivolous, potentially dangerous — it felt like we’d heard it all before the first scooter hit the...

The Plan for Providence Park

We’re about to kick off another MAX improvement project, but this one will be a bit different than last year’s lengthy Morrison–Yamhill MAX work. While the end result will be similar — a smoother ride and system upgrades to help keep trains running on time — the...

You Can Now Get Help on Twitter Every Day of the Week

That’s right. We’re now on Twitter from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., seven days a week at @trimethelp. Hi there! A youth monthly pass is $28. An annual Youth pass is $308 an can be purchased at the TriMet Ticket Office. — TriMet Rider Support (@trimethelp)...

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